How does your garden grow?

The garden planted by the second-graders from Cannonsburg Elementary School is doing very well. Every year Don Kurylowicz donates space behind the Grist Mill in his 4 raised beds for the kids to plant so they can learn where groceries come from, from the ground up. With help from local gardener Georgia Donovan and some […]

More than halfway to its goal, Million Meal March presses on

Last September, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank embarked on a quest to send an additional one million meals to families in need. The cost of that goal was $238,000. A little less than one year later, the Food Bank has raised more than half that amount. As the Million Meal March enters its second […]

Volunteers needed to clean litter from Rogue River

We need local citizens to band together to tackle litter in the Rogue River. The Kent Conservation District and Trout Unlimited, through the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project, are working together to conduct a stream cleanup on the Rogue River on Saturday, September 7. Garbage along stream banks is not only unsightly, but it […]

RAHS announces 2013 Rockford Area Museum auction date

As the NEW Rockford Area Museum (RAM) works on completing exhibits in the first of two main exhibit rooms in the former Courthouse next to City Hall, The Rockford Area Historical Society, (RAHS) is proud to announce that the second annual “Museum Weekend” and fund raising auction will take place on Saturday, September 28. This […]

Rockford students take part in event that raises money for orphans

By Cindy M. Cranmer A Rockford woman, who previously put together an organization that helped athletes come to the aid of abandoned and orphaned children worldwide, conducted the first athletic event by that organization. The group had previously allowed athletes to raise money as part of other events. Rebecca Cruttenden, Team Orphans founder, expanded the […]